This report discusses the need for a sustainable intensification’ of global agriculture in which yields are increased without adverse environmental impact and without the cultivation of more land.
Agriculture at a crossroads. International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development
The most comprehensive report published on agriculture:
– Global Report
– Synthesis report
– Executive summary of the synthesis report
– Global summary for decision makers
– Subglobal reports
This guide is written for anyone seeking help from federal programs to foster sustainable and innovative initiatives in this country associated with agriculture and forestry.
Our aim is to describe open-ended case studies for learning real-life problem solving skills, and relate this approach to conventional, closed-ended decision case studies. Teaching methods are open-ended cases in agroecology, an alternative to traditional strategies that lead students through prepared materials and structured discussions to determine an outcome already known to the instructor.
This working document has been drafted by a committee of people from social movements that also integrated input from a broad range of organisations and individuals. About 300 organizations have signed on to the main recommendation in the document.
Sustainable, smallholder agriculture represents the best option for resolving the fourfold food-finance-fuel and climate crises.
Towards Food Sovereignty is an online book with linked video and audio files. The first three chapters, available here, begin to describe the ecological basis of food and agriculture, the social and environmental costs of modern food systems, and the policy reversals needed to democratize food systems.